I used this one time against tile on it came out sweet.
It can be mudded on, glued on, or spray tacked. Caulk the edges and it looks "pro".
Sorry the images were confusing. They seemed perfectly clear to me, but then I know the context. When I attached them to this post (again, with the mobile app for the site) I saw that they were not rotated correctly. But I thought the explanation about each would make it clear enough. I think even those who expressed that it wasn't clear still seemed to understand what I was saying. Thanks and sorry again!
Tear away bead, then caulk the transition against the surround